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Grand Cross of Merit for Aeronautics (Gran Cruz del Merito Aeronautico)

Sash and pendant cross matching large cross in the form of a pin. Cross is bronze (?) with white enamel with insignia, including the tower and the lion, surmounted by a crown. Reverse of cross has initials MA. Sash is white silk faille with two red stripes. Awarded by the Spanish government. No inscription, no date.


ID: 1999-00377
Von Karman, Theodore (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)

Creation Jun. 21, 1956

MEDIUM: silk, gold, enamel; FORMAT: sash with pendant; LENGTH: pendant approx. 2 inches tall; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Aeronautics

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